Holidays and weekends in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2020 Printable versionLast update: 24.11.2020
* Extending the holidays
In the event that a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the days-off shall be extended by one day.
|January, 1 - 2||New Year (from January 5 Sunday slips to January 3 Friday)|
|March, 8||International Women’s Day (Sunday slips to March 9)|
|March, 21-23||Nauryz holiday (March 21, 22 Saturday and Sunday slips to March 24, 25)|
|May, 1||Kazakhstan's People Solidarity Holiday|
|May, 7||Defenders’ day|
|May, 9||Victory Day (from May 11 Monday slips to May 8 Friday)|
|July, 6||Capital Day|
|August, 30||Constitution Day of the RK (Sunday slips to August 31)|
|December, 1||First President Day|
|December, 16 - 17||Kazakhstan Independence Day (from December 20 Sunday to December 18 Friday)|
First day of Qurban Ait, celebrated by Muslim calendar, the 7th of January - Orthodox Christmas are nonworking days.
In 2020 the first day of Qurban Ait is on July 31.
According to paragraph 3 of Article 85 of the Labor Code of the RK for efficient usage of working in the period of holidays the Government has a right to carry days-off to other working days.